Identification of the Two Missing Bacterial Genes Involved in Thiamine Salvage: Thiamine Pyrophosphokinase and Thiamine Kinase Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • The genes encoding thiamine kinase in Escherichia coli (ycfN) and thiamine pyrophosphokinase in Bacillus subtilis (yloS) have been identified. This study completes the identification of the thiamine salvage enzymes in bacteria.

altmetric score

  • 3

author list (cited authors)

  • Melnick, J., Lis, E., Park, J., Kinsland, C., Mori, H., Baba, T., ... Begley, T. P.

citation count

  • 42

publication date

  • June 2004